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School leadership internships are the bridge between classroom teachers and first-time leadership positions. Research shows that quality internships are equally as important as the graduate programs themselves in establishing leadership practices that improve teaching, learning, and school conditions. This book was written as a stand-alone graduate textbook and serves as ...
School Leader Internship: Developing, Monitoring, and Evaluating Your Leadership Experience
School leadership internships are the bridge between classroom teachers and first-time leadership positions. Research shows that quality internships are equally as important as the graduate programs themselves in establishing leadership practices that improve teaching, learning, and school conditions. This book was written as a stand-alone graduate textbook and serves as a guide and support for creating and managing quality school leader internship programs. It provides step-by-step guidance for interns, their supervisors, and their faculty on how to initiate an internship and evaluate interns' work. In this updated third edition, the authors have aligned the internship to the revised ISLLC standards, making this book critical for the over 500 leadership preparation programs nationwide and the thousands of school districts that support leadership candidates.
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27.33 USD

School Leader Internship: Developing, Monitoring, and Evaluating Your Leadership Experience

by Fred Brown, Richard A. Flanary, William F Wright, Arnold B. Danzig, Gary E. Martin
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Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development is a practical guide to managing multiple levels of instructional design activities, based upon management concept and application as well as instructional design process and application. The book takes an integrated approach within each level of an instructional design project: lesson, block, course, ...
Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development
Managing and Supporting Instructional Design and Development is a practical guide to managing multiple levels of instructional design activities, based upon management concept and application as well as instructional design process and application. The book takes an integrated approach within each level of an instructional design project: lesson, block, course, and courses leading to a certificate or degree. Topics of special focus ranging from scope and estimation to personnel and communication are addressed initially as discrete and segregated topics and later elaborated in more detail within the context of the different project or program levels. This volume includes a systemic perspective, elaborated examples, meaningful activities, engaging exercises, multiple contexts, and best practices. In addition, each chapter that introduces the students to instructional project management at a particular project or program level has an integrated, scenario based project activity for students and faculty to develop. The book concludes with an examination of challenging instructional project management tasks, situations, and environments. A companion website contains examples, resources, and activities will be maintained to complement the contents and maintain currency with new and relevant technologies.
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52.450000 USD
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Adapted from its parent volume Education Law, 5th Edition, this accessible text concisely introduces topics in law that are most relevant to teachers. Providing public school teachers with the legal knowledge necessary to do their jobs, A Teacher's Guide to Education Law covers issues of student rights, discipline, negligence, discrimination, ...
A Teacher's Guide to Education Law
Adapted from its parent volume Education Law, 5th Edition, this accessible text concisely introduces topics in law that are most relevant to teachers. Providing public school teachers with the legal knowledge necessary to do their jobs, A Teacher's Guide to Education Law covers issues of student rights, discipline, negligence, discrimination, special education, teacher rights, hiring and firing, contracts, unions, collective bargaining, and tenure. Special Features: This revised edition includes new content on bullying, privacy, discrimination, school finance, and issues relating to Internet and technology, as well as updated references and case law throughout. To aid comprehension, technical terms are carefully explained and summaries of key topics and principles are provided. Case law is presented within the context of real-world examples, making this text accessible to pre-service teachers who have little background in law. A companion website provides additional resources for students and instructors, such as links to full cases and a glossary of key concepts.
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96.550000 USD

A Teacher's Guide to Education Law

by Jonathan Feldman, J C Blokhuis, Tyll Van Geel, Michael Imber
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Prime yourself for all aspects of school leadership with effectiveness strategies from educators and experts Chris Hitch and David Coley. This comprehensive and practical handbook offers research-based tools to help you fulfill all of your leadership responsibilities on time and with laser-like focus. The authors also share tips from their ...
Executive Skills for Busy School Leaders
Prime yourself for all aspects of school leadership with effectiveness strategies from educators and experts Chris Hitch and David Coley. This comprehensive and practical handbook offers research-based tools to help you fulfill all of your leadership responsibilities on time and with laser-like focus. The authors also share tips from their combined experiences as elementary, middle, and high school principals. Executive Skills for Busy School Leaders provides examples of best practices from the business and non-profit sectors and applies them specifically to schools. Topics range from managing time and leading high-performance teams to monitoring your budget and implementing a school improvement plan. Strategies include: -Finding time for instructional leadership -Diagnosing the strengths and needs of your school -Leading a multi-generational faculty -Data-driven decision making -Managing high-, middle- and under-performing individuals
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27.33 USD
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What do the professional standards mean for teachers and school leaders? Everyone working in education needs a clear understanding of the professional standards required of teachers and school leaders. Written by a team of expert and well-respected contributors, this book provides the definitive guide to the standards that are now ...
Professional Standards for Teachers and School Leaders: A Key to School Improvement
What do the professional standards mean for teachers and school leaders? Everyone working in education needs a clear understanding of the professional standards required of teachers and school leaders. Written by a team of expert and well-respected contributors, this book provides the definitive guide to the standards that are now widely used for initial teacher training, induction, continuing professional development and performance management. In addition it covers the standards for subject leaders, which underpin the national programme for subject leaders, and the standards for headteachers, which are now used as an essential requirement for headship. The main element of each of the standards reflects the broad dimensions of teaching and leadership, covering everything from planning and assessing learning to relations with the wider community and managing one's own performance and development. Clearly explaining the nature of the standards the writers demonstrate how they relate to the real world of teaching and leadership and point out key issues for the future. The final chapters of the book set the application of standards into a more critical framework and suggest how the standards can meet future as well as current needs.
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61.55 USD
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The International Guide to Student Achievement brings together and critically examines the major influences shaping student achievement today. There are many, often competing, claims about how to enhance student achievement, raising the questions of What works? and What works best? World-renowned bestselling authors, John Hattie and Eric M. Anderman have ...
International Guide to Student Achievement
The International Guide to Student Achievement brings together and critically examines the major influences shaping student achievement today. There are many, often competing, claims about how to enhance student achievement, raising the questions of What works? and What works best? World-renowned bestselling authors, John Hattie and Eric M. Anderman have invited an international group of scholars to write brief, empirically-supported articles that examine predictors of academic achievement across a variety of topics and domains. Rather than telling people what to do in their schools and classrooms, this guide simply provides the first-ever compendium of research that summarizes what is known about the major influences shaping students' academic achievement around the world. Readers can apply this knowledge base to their own school and classroom settings. The 150+ entries serve as intellectual building blocks to creatively mix into new or existing educational arrangements and aim for quick, easy reference. Chapter authors follow a common format that allows readers to more seamlessly compare and contrast information across entries, guiding readers to apply this knowledge to their own classrooms, their curriculums and teaching strategies, and their teacher training programs.
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109.150000 USD
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This book identifies the six fearless decisions that school leaders need to make to be successful. The author analyzes the top fears that impede effective leadership and lower student achievement, then provides a step by step antidote that will change fear into intention, increase confidence, and produce positive results in ...
Fearless School Leader, The: Making the Right Decisions
This book identifies the six fearless decisions that school leaders need to make to be successful. The author analyzes the top fears that impede effective leadership and lower student achievement, then provides a step by step antidote that will change fear into intention, increase confidence, and produce positive results in your school. In this book, you'll learn how to: * approach difficult classrooms and solve the problem of low-performing teachers * gain the strength to accept judgment when making controversial decisions during the change process * offer trust and gain it from your staff * use reflection questions and techniques to align thoughts with your best intentions * re-wire your thinking as you examine the risks that come with change * take action on standardized test results to improve student learning * feel comfortable making and implementing tough decisions Learn how to change fear into intention so you are able to act with confidence and get the results you really want.
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22.27 USD
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